Darren has a background in commercial management, being an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers following sixteen years in Retail Banking. This culminated as a Senior Personal Banking Manager within the Guildford Group of Branches, which was comprised of 9 branches and 140 staff.
A career change into IT in the late 1990s has led to a number of roles within IT including three Head of Department positions covering the complete spectrum of IT. He is also a Chartered IT Professional.
Darren is now a Director of Radtac, a Global Agile Consultancy Business based in London. In addition, he is DSDM Atern Agile PM Practitioner, APMG Facilitation Practitioner, PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner, Certified Scrum Master, Kanban Practitioner.
Darren is now a SAFe Program Consultant Trainer (SPCT). He is also a contributor to the SAFe Reference Guide 4.5 and founder of the London SAFe Meet-up Group.
Finally, he is the Treasurer of BCS Kent Branch and co-founder of the Kent Scrum User Group. Also a co-author of the BCS Book “Agile Foundations – Principles Practices and Frameworks”, a contributor and reviewer of "The ART of avoiding a Train Wreck", and a reviewer of "Valuing Agile; the financial management of agile projects".
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